This blog attempts to collate various materials in connection with the year 1735.



The Pleasure Party by Nicolas Lancret (1690-1743)
A Rake's Progress by William Hogarth (1697-1794) completed (he began his eight scenes in 1732)
Also his
The Good Samaritan?
The orgy
The Distressed Poet
Parliament passes a Copyright Act (Hogarth Act) to protect artists against pirating of their work in cheap copies. Hogarth had withheld his Rake's Progress pending enactment of the new legislation.
Boy with a Top by Jean-Baptiste Simeon Chardin (1699-1779)

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